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TWO THIRDS OF PEOPLE WITH ACUTE HUNGER LIVE IN 21 COUNTRIES IN CONFLICT: NEW HUNGER FIGURES EVIDENCE THE LINKS BETWEEN WAR AND HUNGER

TWO THIRDS OF PEOPLE WITH ACUTE HUNGER LIVE IN 21 COUNTRIES IN CONFLICT: NEW HUNGER FIGURES EVIDENCE THE LINKS BETWEEN WAR AND HUNGER

News   •   Apr 02, 2019 09:00 BST

• Yemen, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Syria, Nigeria and South Sudan and Sudan were among the eight countries that represent two-thirds - or 72 million people - who faced acute food insecurity last year, according to the Food Security Information Network’s (FSIN) 2019 Global Report on Food Crises.

LEBANON: SEVERE WINTER STORMS CAUSE COLLAPSE OF BASIC SANITATION SYSTEMS FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES

LEBANON: SEVERE WINTER STORMS CAUSE COLLAPSE OF BASIC SANITATION SYSTEMS FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES

Press releases   •   Jan 30, 2019 00:00 GMT

• Successive storms of rain, wind and snow in the Bekaa valley, Lebanon, have caused flooding in Syrian refugee settlements since the beginning of January. • Some drinking water is now contaminated as a result, constituting a danger to public health